Average Pastor Salary

Average Pastor Salary

$50,098
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$26k
MEDIAN
$50k
90%
$79k

The average salary for a Pastor is $50,098

Base Salary
$26k - $79k
Bonus
$490 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$498 - $17k
Commission
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$26k - $79k
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What Do Pastors Do?

Pastor Tasks
  • Conduct worship ceremonies and give sermons.
  • Teach through precept and by example.
  • Promote the Church and its mission through spiritual leadership and as-needed consultation.
  • Conduct weddings, funerals, and other services.
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Job Satisfaction for Pastor

4.5 out of 5
(519)
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Gender Breakdown

Male
91.5%
Female
8.2%
Prefer to self-define
0.2%
This data is based on 1,349 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

54%

Dental

31%

Vision

23%

None

46%